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Walking to the Forest
Office castle
Heart of my city
Lost
X-evening
Gold mountain
Puddle universe
Sun candle
Cold portal
Bus Stop in the Snow
Of Earth
A beautiful sunset taken from slightly below the south rim of the grand canyon, facing north.
A different view at the feeder
Osprey with fish
 photographing memories in the mirror of my grandmother
Happy Granny
Up to the top
Indian Skimmer
Buddha's Stupas
Beautiful kingfisher sitting on a tree branch
The White Palace
Semeru Awakens
Watching out the Window
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A beautiful sunset taken from slightly below the south rim of the grand canyon, facing north.

My family and I took a trip out west this summer to escape my home state of Virginia. Everything I saw on this week long trip was astounding and unprecedented, but one of my favorite memories was driving all day just to make it to the Canyon before sunset. It was a goal of mine to capture this beautiful time. When the sun finally set, it was more dazzling than I could have expected. There was another group sharing the point with my family, an they were all cheering me on as my shutter kept snapping, afraid to miss a second of the beauty. It was a quiet, simple and beautiful time that holds a lot of meaning for me.

TAGS: Arizona, Sunset

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Fairfax Station, Virginia, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© McKenna Twitchell.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2018
Total Views: 28
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 13, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS Rebel T6i
Focal Length: 55mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO100
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